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Water 2013, 5(2), 638-639; doi:10.3390/w5020638
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Professor Pollack takes us on a fantastic voyage through water, showing us a hidden universe teeming with physical activity that provides answers so simple that any curious person can understand. In conversational prose, Pollack lays a simple foundation for understanding how changes in water’s structure underlie most energetic transitions of form and motion on earth.
Table of Contents
|SECTION I: Water Riddles: Forging the Pathway|
|1||Surrounded by Mysteries||3|
|2||The Social Behavior of H2O||13|
|3||The Enigma of Interfacial Water||25|
|SECTION II: The Hidden Life of Water|
|4||A Fourth Phase of Water?||45|
|5||Batteries Made from Water||71|
|6||Charging the Water Battery||85|
|7||Water: The Engine of Nature||103|
|SECTION III: What Moves Water Moves the World|
|8||A Universal Attractor||125|
|9||Brown’s Dance: Energy-Driven Movements||141|
|10||Heat and Temperature: Throwing New Light on Thermal Darkness||163|
|11||Osmosis and Diffusion: They Don’t Just Happen||183|
|SECTION IV: Aqueous Forms in Nature|
|12||The Power of Protonated Water||203|
|13||Droplets and Bubbles: Siblings in the Water Family||221|
|14||Birth of a Bubble: A Passage to Maturity||233|
|15||Clouds from Coffee: The Remarkable Nature of Evaporation||255|
|16||Water Trampolines: Layering at the Water’s Surface||281|
|17||Warming up to Ice||305|
|SECTION V: Summing Up: Unlocking Earthly Mysteries|
|18||The Secret Rules of Nature||329|
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